Re: Closing ports...
You have configured junkbuster to *work* with the local network. If your
box receives a connection from other place it will give a "Operation not
permitted" mesage, but the port is still open to everyone. You can't
configure it in the /etc/junkbuster/acl (access list). To close the port
you must use iptables.
firstname.lastname@example.org (2002-09-15 at 1815.04 +0200):
> using debian-testing, I wanted to secure my internet box. First of all,
> I wanted to close unnecessary ports. I noticed one thing: With netstat,
> _all_ ports were open to the whole world:
> Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address
> State tcp 0 0 *:6565 *:* LISTEN 8078/junkbuster
> But I have configured junkbuster to listen only to my network:
> deny 0.0.0.0/0
> permit 192.168.42.0/24
> What do I understand wrong here ? TIA !
> Markus Grunwald
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